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Articles from the January 29, 2014 edition

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 By Doug Radunich    News    January 29, 2014

Commissioners discuss remedy for ICD-10

Carbon County Commissioners held a workshop with board members and administration from Memorial Hospital of Carbon County Jan. 21, to discuss ICD-10’s affect on the county’s only hospital. ICD-10...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    January 29, 2014

River Restoration Project: What about the fish?

Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series of stories on the Platte River Restoration Project. Saratoga is “where the trout leap in Main Street,” and fishing enthusiasts from all over...

 

Encampment Winter Carnival event results

Button Contest Winner, Ashlynn Johnson Treasure Hunt First place, 27 minutes- Alyson Sneddon, Bob and Maggie Kelley Second place, 1 hour, 35 minutes- Jimmy and Sandy McKinney, Brandon Russell, Margaret Weber Third place, 1 hour, 49 minutes- Sandy,...

 

Bring the big leagues to Wyoming!

Everybody knows that 48th annual Super Bowl, featuring the Denver Broncos versus the Seattle Seahawks, is coming up this Sunday. I’ve never been in the Platte Valley during the Super Bowl, but I...

 

Support your local wrestlers

Thursday night, the Saratoga Panther Wrestlers will be competing in their own gym. This happens usually once during their season. If you have been reading the sports section, then you know the Panthers have been having a winning season. This past...

 

Little Homecomers

The Encampment kindergarten class is participating in Encampment's homecoming activities by wearing pajamas on Pajama Day Monday. This is not the first time they have worn pajamas to school. The...

 

Encampment celebrates homecoming with "End of the World 2014" theme

Encampment School’s homecoming week kicked off Monday and have a packed schedule of school activities. Encampment will hold five dress up days this week including Pajama Day, Funeral Day, Survivor Day, Zombie Day and Red and Black Day. Students...

 
 By Doug Radinuch    News    January 29, 2014

Multi-hazard planning to benefit local schools

Offering insight on school emergency operations plans (EOP), Wyoming Homeland Security will present a two-day multi-hazard training program for school officials in the Platte Valley. According to Russell Clark, trainer/coordinator for the Wyoming...

 
 By Mike Dunn    News    January 29, 2014

Wastewater talk resurfaces

At the Jan. 21 town council meeting, Saratoga Town Clerk, Suzie Cox, announced that the town council had received the audit report for the 2013 fiscal year. The council members had yet to look over... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 29, 2014

VoV wants to know how you are using the Snowy Range

The Voices of the Valley board is conducting a survey to gather information about how people are using the forest. VoV will use the survey to report findings to the Forest Service Public Scoping Period for the West Side Snowy Range Travel Management...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 29, 2014

Wyoming 4-H Foundation increases county donations

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation donations to the state’s counties increased by more than $53,000 in fiscal year 2013, for a total of $241,041. For fiscal year 2013, Carbon County was granted a total to the nearest dollar of $5,520. Sublette County...

 
 By Mike Dunn    Business    January 29, 2014

New general manager brings hospitality passion to Saratoga Resort & Spa

Saratoga Resort and Spa's new general manager brings several years of hospitality experience to the Platte Valley. It has been a winding road for Scott Randall. But if there is one thing that has...

 
 By Staff Report    News    January 29, 2014

Riverside flooding risk rated at moderate

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the mountain snow pack and associated snow water equivalents (SWE) were rated as “above average” for the middle of January. The report said that the above average snow...

 

Duet team places first at Kelly Walsh speech meet

Two Saratoga speech team performers received first place in the duet category at the recent Kelly Walsh Speech and Debate Meet in Casper. Seniors Becca Treat and Kaylyn Wessel, both from Encampment...

 

Encampment school semester honors

Principal’s List To earn a position on the Principal’s List, students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average (GPA). Seniors David Flauding Brett Miller Jennifer Morgan Rebecca Treat Kaylyn Wessel Juniors Harold Jackson Luke Pantle Brett Ralston...

 

The Red Wagon rolls out Encampment opening

The town of Encampment has a new business. Alyson Sneddon opened her vendor business, known as “The Red Wagon”, on Dec. 12 in the former Aunt Martha’s This N’ That shop next to Encampment...

 

Local students make UW honor roll

Six University of Wyoming students from eastern Carbon County made the President’s Honor Roll for the 2013 fall semester. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade point average for...

 

Panthers host season's lone Saratoga meet

The Saratoga High School Wrestling Team has been wiping the mat this season and returned with a second place trophy from the Dogger Invite in Lingle. With only nine wrestlers competing against 18... Full story

 

Panthers bury Miners

After undergoing several tough losses this season, the Saratoga Panthers snapped back with fierce competition Saturday to beat Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow 65-44. The Panthers now sit at 9-7 (non-c...

 

Tigers ace 10th game, earn second conference win

Encampment's varsity boys' basketball team experienced another huge win Friday evening, knocking out conference rivals Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow 61-43. The Encampment boys are now at a 10-3...

 

Speech team receives accolades in Evanston

The Carbon County School District No. 2 Speech Team returned from last weekend’s speech meet with feathers in the cap. Head coach Brenda Ostendorf said she was proud of her team as they beat two 4A schools at the meet in Evanston. Ostendorf said...

 

Lady Tigers secure second conference win

Encampment's Lady Tigers repeated their recipe for conference game success Friday, with a 36-27 takedown over Hanna-Elk-Mountain's Lady Miners. Friday's game was close during the first half, but the L...

 

Lady Panthers blast Miners

Saratoga's Lady Panthers got back into a game winning stride Saturday, beating Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow's Lady Miners 60-43. The Lady Panthers had suffered hard losses earlier in the season,...

 

A memorable obituary, man injured at Big Creek

101 years ago Jan. 23, 1913 Mrs. Goodman dies Mrs. Robert Goodman died here January 17th of Bronchial pneumonia. Mrs. Goodman was laid to rest in the cemetery east of town at 2 o’clock. The funeral was held at the house by Rev. Newport of the...

 

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